Armstrong Flow Control (AFC) is a privately owned Australian company that has been servicing the valve and steam market since 1972. At Armstrong we are passionate about adding value to our customers businesses by providing cost effective technically correct solutions that will increase productivity, save energy whilst ensuring safety as the highest priority. With stocking facilities in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney carrying large amounts of stock of both valve and steam related products and a fully equipped engineering / fabrication facility, we have built a strong reputation for supporting our customers on the smallest enquiries to the largest projects From Concept to Conclusion.
Russell Innes – Technical & Business Development Director
Russell joined Armstrong Flow Control in September 2007.
His role is Technical and Business Development Director. His experience includes 25 plus years of in the field maintenance and sales of market leading brands of steam system products and solution engineered packages.
Jeff Clark – Projects Director
Jeff joined the AFC team in January 2014.
Jeff has had 35+ years experience in the steam and fluid controls industry. Jeff is highly regarded within the industry and during his career he has been employed by Industry Market leaders and held positions such as, State Sales Manager, National Business Development & Marketing Manager along with being an Owner Director of his own successful steam engineering business.
Now, with AFC he holds the position of National Operations Manager.
Steve Molnar – Engineering Manager
Steve re-joined the AFC team in March 2012 as an engineering co-ordinator.
His experience includes mechanical fitting and 17 years experience in manufacturing, food, mining and oil and gas industries.
He has interests in golf, fishing and outdoor activities.
Avalon Boyce – Campaign Coordinator / Sales Manager
Avalon has recently joined AFC as our Campaign Coordinator / Sales Manager. Her experience includes operational roles with a focus on Sales, Marketing and HR in industries including Mining, Telecommunications, Hospitality and Transport and Logistics.
Graham Hutchison – Field Specialist (West Coast)
Born in Glasgow, Scotland where I served an apprenticeship with a small engineering company involved mainly around installation and servicing of boilers and process equipment.
Spent 12 years in South Africa and Rhodesia where I followed my early training and worked around the steam industry with the majority of my time employed with a company regarded as the major boiler and pressure vessel manufacturer in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).
Since arriving in Australia I have been employed in valve sales and have now been associated with Armstrong since 1989.
Absolutely love the Armstrong product range and I am proud to be associated with the quality and innovation that it is renown for.
Sports lover who attempts to play golf and l take a very keen interest in most sports.
Goran Metiljevic – Field Specialist (East Coast)
Goran is a mechanical engineer with 20 years experience in the steam, burner and valves industries. During his career Goran worked as Applications Engineer, Sales Engineer and Sales Manager. Originally joined Armstrong in 2009 before heading to the UK for 3 years, rejoined Armstrong in August 2015 as Field Specialist – East Coast
Barry Perrin – Customer Service Representative
With over 10 years’ sales experience, his skills in relationship building and product knowledge complement our strong Customer Service Team. Trained in the UK as a Gas installation, service and commissioning engineer. His interests include renovating his house, computers and travel.
Geoff Berryman – Sales Coordinator
Geoff has been a member of the AFC team since March 10th 2009 and is one of our Applications Specialists based in Brisbane.
He started off in the store and graduated to Internal Sales during august of 2011. He accepted the position for Engineering Coordinator around September 2012. To further his skills he also took on a role in the sales department in December 2013.
His personal interests include Car Restoration, Rugby Union, Pyrotechnics.
Anne Marie Sutton – Customer Service Representative
Anne Marie has been with Armstrong for approx 4 ½ years all up in Internal sales and what ever else is required. She worked for Yorkshire as Internal sales and 2 years as a rep, 5 years Perth and 5 years Sydney. She then worked for Transmark as Internal Sales and Internal Sales Manager, 5 years in Sydney and 5 years in Brisbane.
Don Reid – Procurement and Logistics Coordinator
Don has worked in Industrial Sales for over 40 years, covering a wide variety of products, including hose & fittings, pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders, control valves and now steam products with Armstrong Flow Control
Interests outside of work include an addiction to cruising the high seas and spoiling our grand children.
Jennifer Fernandes – Finance & Admin Manager
Jennifer recently joined Armstrong Flow after working as a Management Accountant for a mining equipment manufacturing company for 4 years. She brings with her a great deal of experience in overall accounting functions, HR & day-to-day functioning of the business. She has strong skills in reducing costs & improving productivity and is keen to grow the business.
Ani Joglekar – Application Specialist
Chemical engineer from University of Mumbai and then moved to Australia in 2003 to pursue Masters of International Business & Masters of Marketing Management at Griffith University, Brisbane. Over 10 years of experience in sales and Marketing. Worked with market leading company in Construction Chemicals and then international experience of solution selling capital equipment in Minerals, Coal, Steel and Power.
Jonny Fletcher- Application Specialist
Worked for 6+ years in the financial industry creating relationships and working with individuals and small businesses in the UK & Australia. Key work load was managing a branch, compliance and lending. Jonny joined AFC in October 2016 and is now one of our Application Specialists based in Brisbane. His personal interests include Soccer, Tennis & the pub.